Budget Stays/ Holidays
Glimpse of Cambodia is designed for those who want to discover the very best of Cambodia but only have a limited time. Visit Phnom Penh City and the temples of Angkor, one of the most impressive sights on earth.
Welcome to Phnom Penh. On Arrival at Airport, you will be met by Travel Comfort representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. visit the impressive colorful Khmer-style royal palace complex build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom. Nearby is Silver pagoda (the emerald Buddha temple), where contain plenty of Buddha Statues decorated and made by gold, diamond, gemstone and silver. We will stop at Independence monument and we pass through the riverfront park where 4 rivers met at a junction include mystical Mekong. Walk up to sacred hill Phnom Daun Penh – also the name of a pagoda and name of the capital nowadays. Overnight stay in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast, we will go overland to Siem Reap this day, with first stop at Skuon town to see (or even try) sautéed spiders, a local food. Lunch at Prek Pros restaurant! Then we will arrive at Siemreap with last stop at archeological “Naga Bridge” at Kampong Kdei. Arrival in Siem Reap, check in hotel. Then we will visit Wat Thmei (Killing Field) contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Some of the bones were recovered from a nearby well while others are the remains of soldiers who died on a nearby battlefield. Come back to visit the "Les Artisans d'Angkor – Chantiers École" the Finest Authentic Khmer Arts and Crafts. Dinner and have funny time at bars and pubs at Angkor night market. Overnight in Siem Reap.
After Breakfast, explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor, royal city and was the last capital of the Angkorian Empire, The famous Bayon Temple was an architectural muddle, in part because it was constructed in a somewhat piecemeal fashion for over a century. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive, two and a half meter tall, 300 meter long terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon - huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas - impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Terrace of the Leper King is at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants, a double terrace wall with deeply carved nag as, demons and other mythological beings. Last you will visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty! Giant trees have grown here for centuries and lunch at local restaurant.
After Breakfast, visit Floating Villages, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap! Take a ride in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia and the largest in Asia. Here you’ll see plenty of examples of the Khmer way of life on the Tonle Sap. Then visit Wat Bo founded in the 18th century, a highly respected pagoda contains very unique wall paintings of the Reamker (Ramayana) that are said to be late 19th century. We continue to one of the city’s lively open markets, Psar Chars, also called the “Old Market”, where anything and everything is for sale. Lunch at local restaurant! Afternoon visit West Baray Bigpond, a “baray” is a water reservoir built by the ancient Khmer people. Then we will visit Puok, the real and original place of the Artisans d’Angkor silk, where you will see the full process of silk producing, from the silk worms munch on the Mulberry leaves to spin their cocoons which used to make silk warp. You of course will see the weaving work and purchase the high quality silk products as a beautiful Cambodia souvenir. Dinner and overnight in Siem Reap.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel, the day is free at leisure to do your own activities in and around Siem Reap, Later you will be transferred to Airport for your onward journey with Beautiful memories.